Instead of mass applying to every job that looked semi-interesting, Katherine Cross took stock of the hiring organization and the job description. In this episode, she shares her process for identifying worthwhile opportunities and lessons learned from multiple virtual interviews. She shares how she prepared for interviews and the most common questions she was asked. The up-front investment of time during the application and interview process was worth it. Nearly a year into her new role, Katherine describes her work as fulfilling, challenging, engaging, and interesting.
Katherine has worked in the nonprofit sector for over 10 years. In her current role at Memorial Sloan Kettering, she enjoys focusing on stewardship, taking on projects that showcase mission impact, and promote renewed and increased giving. She has always been drawn to the donor engagement and relationship-building side of things, previously holding a variety of fundraising and development roles at the Environmental Defense Fund, Catalyst, and Carnegie Hall.
Instead of mass applying to every job that looked semi-interesting, Katherine Cross took stock of the hiring organization and the job description. In 2021, she decided the career path forward at her current organization was ultimately not where she wanted to go long-term. In her decade of experience in the nonprofit sector she credits mastering […]